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Re: Issue with ls -v / sort -V and strverscmp() usage

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: Issue with ls -v / sort -V and strverscmp() usage
Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2008 16:07:08 -0700
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Bruno Haible <address@hidden> writes:
>Kamil Dudka <address@hidden> writes:
>> There was something like "Copyright (C) 1995 Ian Jackson" in original file, 
>> but also "... under terms of GNU General Public License..." I am not lawyer 
>> and don't understand such details :-)
> So it's not copyrighted by the FSF? Well, then the best thing
> to do, IMO, is to provide a clean room reimplementation of this
> function under FSF copyright.

Ian Jackson is the author and maintainer of other GNU software
(GNU adns), so he might be willing to assign copyright to that
function to the FSF.  Have you asked him?
Ben Pfaff 

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